Avian vs Mechanical - What's the difference?

avian | mechanical |


As a verb avian

is .

As an adjective mechanical is

characteristic of someone who does manual labour for a living; coarse, vulgar.

avian

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Characteristic of or pertaining to birds, or to bird-like or flying creatures.
  • Synonyms

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    Derived terms

    * avian ingestion

    Noun

    (Avians) (en noun)
  • A bird.
  • A bird-like or flying creature.
  • mechanical

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Characteristic of someone who does manual labour for a living; coarse, vulgar.
  • *, I.43:
  • all manner of silks were already become so vile and abject, that was any man seene to weare them, he was presently judged to be some countrie fellow, or mechanicall man.
  • Related to mechanics (the branch of physics that deals with forces acting on mass).
  • Related to mechanics (the design and construction of machines).
  • Done by machine.
  • Using mechanics (the design and construction of machines): being a machine.
  • As if performed by a machine: lifeless or mindless.
  • (of a person) Acting as if one were a machine: lifeless or mindless.
  • *, chapter=15
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=Edward Churchill still attended to his work in a hopeless mechanical manner like a sleep-walker who walks safely on a well-known round. But his Roman collar galled him, his cossack stifled him, his biretta was as uncomfortable as a merry-andrew's cap and bells.}}
  • (informal) Handy with machines.
  • Derived terms

    * electromechanical * mechanical erasure * mechanicality * mechanically * mechanicalness * mechanical pencil * postmechanical * premechanical